Butter Pecan Turtle Bars

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Ingredients

Crust

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup softened butter
  • 1 cup pecan halves

Caramel

  • 2/3 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Crust: combine flour sugar and butter; mix well. Pat firmly into a 9 x 13-inch pan; sprinkle pecans on top.
  3. Caramel: In a heavy saucepan over medium heat cook butter and sugar, stir constantly; boil for 1/2 - 1 minute. Pour evenly over crust.
  4. Bake for 18 - 22 minutes or until layer is bubbly.
  5. Remove from oven and immediately sprinkle chocolate chips over top. Allow to melt 2 - 3 minutes; swirl for marble effect.
  6. Cool completely before cutting.

Yield: 3 - 4 dozen